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flower cluster

flower cluster in Science
flower cluster  
See inflorescence.
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  • This wonderful development of the flower cluster is unique among garden shrubs and it places Cotinus in a class by itself.

    Trees Worth Knowing Julia Ellen Rogers
  • In the spring the stem grows rapidly for several weeks and then the flower cluster begins to come out at the tip.

  • A good way to get the bright scarlet of the flower cluster is to paint it in with a yellow wash; then drop in red.

  • The flower cluster forms a tall and conspicuous cluster of orange and yellow flowers.

    A Civic Biology George William Hunter
  • This process is kept up until nearly all of the flower cluster has been cut away, or until the sap ceases to flow.

    The Cocoanut William S. Lyon
  • The first real spraying of the apple orchard should be given just as the center bud of the flower cluster begins to show pink.

  • A circle or collection of bracts surrounding a flower cluster or head, or a single flower.

  • The bee leaves this flower cluster and flies to another, upon which it will usually begin operation at the bottom.

    My Studio Neighbors William Hamilton Gibson

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